Article by Philip Woodcock in OWJ
Industry Aims for Continuous Improvement in Safety - Article by our Operations/QHSE Manager Philip Woodcock for Offshore Wind Journal (2nd edition 2014).Download Full Article
Acquisition of new build FCS 2008 - Offshore Waddenzee
Offshore Wind Services (OWS) makes public the acquisition of a DAMEN Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2008. The vessel will be delivered in August to her first client Van Oord, and deployed at the Dutch offshore wind farm (OWF) Eneco Luchterduinen, which is a partnership of Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation.Read Full Press Release
Acquisition of DSV Offshore Beaver
Offshore Wind Services (OWS) announces the acquisition of the multipurpose / diving support vessel “Offshore Beaver”, formerly known as “Union Beaver”.
Before entering the fleet of OWS, “Offshore Beaver” had supported projects in the North Sea for Boskalis. With her 32 pax accommodation capacity, 25t crane, salvage winches and 4-point mooring system, she is capable of laying her own anchor pattern, providing oil spill response solutions, acting as mother ship for operations involving daughter crafts and providing craning services offshore. The vessel has been dry docked in 10 days, including painting, to start her first deployment as diving support vessel on a Windfarm in German Waters starting this Friday.Read Full Press Release
10th vessel is to be a next generation DAMEN TwinAxe2610
OWS makes public the contract signed with Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem. With the contract signed end-December 2013, the construction of the new vessel began immediately and is set to be delivered in October this year. The official ceremony took place last week.
OWS has spent considerable time refining the well-known 2610 with one of its prospective clients and the Damen team and is excited to be the first to add a this next generation of the TwinAxe2610 to its fleet. The additional changes and add-ons make this vessel a true next generation vessel.Read Full Press Release
Offshore Phantom received MLC 2006 certificate
The Crew transfer vessel Offshore Phantom, was successfully certified in accordance with the ILO's Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) last week. This vessel, owned by Offshore Wind Services (OWS), is operating out of IJmuiden and is the first of the fleet to be certified...Read full Press Release